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Sault Family History

Sault Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Salt. French: topographic name for someone who lived near a grove or small wood, Old French saut (Latin saltus).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Gault, Sale, Saul, Sult, Dault, Bault, Salt, Sabat, Sauve, Faust

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Where is the Sault family from?

You can see how Sault families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sault family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sault families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 43 Sault families living in Ontario. This was about 90% of all the recorded Sault's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sault families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sault surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sault ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Reg Nuise were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sault. 58% of Sault men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Manager
  • Merchant

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Reg Nuise
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Sault. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sault census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 736 immigration records available for the last name Sault. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Sault. For the veterans among your Sault ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sault lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sault in 1957 was 66, and 66 in 2004.

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